The recent case of Civil Contractors (Aust) Pty Ltd v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd & Ors; Jones v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd & Ors  QCA 10, demonstrates why, under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld), adjudicators must make their determinations within the legislative timeframe. Read More.
This is the third article in our three-part series regarding the operations of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017, where we explore The Adjudication Process. Read More.
With the new financial year here, now is the best time to reassess your business’s practices with our business health check. Read More.
On 1 July 2021 amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct took effect. The Franchising Code Amendments further tighten the obligations on Franchisors in a number of respects. In particular, in relation to disclosure, with both new and amended documentation required. Read More.
Ramsden Lawyers has been recognised in several categories for the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards for Law Firm of the Year, and Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year. Read More.
The recent, heightened media focus on domestic violence highlights the need for the community to take a more proactive approach to identifying domestic violence behaviours and criminalising coercive control. Read More.
This is the second article in our three-part series regarding the operations of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (‘BIF Act’). The BIF Act was introduced primarily to simplify the procedure for recovering payments owing to contractors in the building and construction industry. Read More.
UK’s largest property settlement claim, the property pool and the homemaker’s entitlement Read More.
We explore the laws governing IVF in Australia, your rights and the implications for your children. Read More.
The recent case of Hashtag Burgers Pty Ltd v In-N-Out Burgers Inc demonstrates the importance for owners and directors to do their trade mark due-diligence both locally and internationally before starting a business or re-branding a business. Read More.
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia prioritises small property settlement claims by introducing a swift and cost effective Court process - PPP500 List. Read More.
Have you or your partner won the lotto and have since commenced separation or divorce? Not quite sure how your winnings will be divided in a property settlement? The Ramsden Lawyers team explores how lottery winnings are dealt with in a property settlement to give you a better understanding about what to expect. Read More.